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8th LCDS meeting: Statistics & Data Science

13 november 2015
LCDS meetings
Snellius Building
Niels Bohrweg 1
2333 CA Leiden

Recent developments in the field of statistics can make an important contribution to data science. During the 8th LCDS meeting, new statistical approaches to dealing with large amounts of data will be discussed. Our main speaker is 2015 Spinoza Award recipient Aad van der Vaart (Professor of Stochastics).

When: 13 November 2015
Where: Snellius building, Niels Bohrweg 1, Leiden
For whom: researchers and other experts from all fields of data science, as well as anyone else interested in the relation between data science and statistics.


13:30  Walk in

14:00  Welcome by Prof. dr. Jaap van den Herik
14:05  Introduction by Prof. dr. Jacqueline Meulman
14:20  Prof dr. Aad van der Vaart - Bayesian statistics, sparse estimation, and genomic networks
14:50  Dr. Tim van Erven - Recent advances in Online Sequential Prediction
15:15  Dr. Johannes Schmidt-Hieber - Analysing the Bayesian method for high dimensional data

15:40  Break

16:00  Dr. Cor Veenman
16:25  Dr. Nees Jan van Eck - Large-scale analysis of bibliometric data sources

16:50  Closing remarks by Prof dr. Jacqueline Meulman

17:00  Drinks at Foobar

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